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anonymous
 one year ago
8xY=5? (solving for slope)
anonymous
 one year ago
8xY=5? (solving for slope)

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0finding the slope is simple. all we need to do is rewrite the equation in terms of y and we'll go from there.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so wouldn't it be Y=58X?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0correct. One more step, let's get rid of the negative.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we do that my multiplying both sides by 1 or divide both sides by 1

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It is the same but sure, let's divide.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Y=58X  1 ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443489513454:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when you divide an entire side, it means each term has to be divided.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the general rule is that whenever and equation is in the form of y=mx + b m is the slope/gradient and b is the constant of yintercept.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A more mathematical term would be that the first derivative of an equation will tell you what is the slope. If y = mx + b then (dy/dx) = m

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I hope this makes sense....

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the slope is 8, therefore it is going to the upper right since it is positive and it is steep

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmm why not y = 8x5?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Photon336 , what do you mean?
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